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Mercury, Gemini, Apollo HD Resource Reel

by NASA



Item ID: 74581
Item Title: MERCURY, GEMINI, APOLLO HDTV RESOURCE
Production Number: CL1527
HDCAM Tape Number: 803028
TRT: 01:49:00

Edited highlights of film footage transferred to HDTV by the Discovery Channel for their NASA Greatest Missions Mercury, Gemini and Apollo programs. Includes:
01:00:15 - Mercury Program astronauts at press conference and during training; workers assembling Mercury spacecraft.
01:10:11 - MR-3, MR-4 and MA-6 missions, with Shepard, Grissom, Glenn training, suit up, breakfast, medical check, arrival at launchpad, launch, on-orbit view, Mercury Control Center tracking chart and countdown clock, recovery and special events.
01:23:57 - MA-7, 8 and 9: Cooper suits up, brief shot in MCC, liftoff and ascent, people watching, Schirra onboard film, Earth view, capsule in water with recovery ship approaching, Carpenter greeted on deck of ship, and arrival at Grand Turk.
01:25:14 - Gemini Program: new astronaut class touring Cape, medical checks, and training, Gemini capsules at McDonnell Aircraft.
01:28:57 - Gemini 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 12 scenes, with crew training, launches, flight film, recovery and special events.
01:43:51 - Apollo Program astronaut training, Apollo 1 crew, Saturn 1B on launchpad, flight film showing Saturn 5 stage separation.
01:51:39 - Apollo 8 and 9 crew training, suit up, launch, in-cabin views, lunar surface, CM and LM, Schweickart EVA, Apollo 8 crew arrival on recovery ship, parade in Houston.
01:59:10 - Lunar Landing Research Facility (LLRF) simulated landing tests.
01:59:40 - Apollo 10, 11, 12 and 13 crew training, crew arrival at pad, launch, flight film, celebration in mission control after splashdown and recovery, Apollo 11 MQF arrival at Ellington, Apollo 13 crew given medals by Nixon.
02:28:34 - Apollo 14-17 scenes, with launch, in-cabin views, lunar landing, egress from LM on moon, lunar surface EVAs, liftoff, LM/CM rendezvous and dock, trans-Earth EVAs, parachute deploy, splashdown and recovery.
02:49:20 - end


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